Norcia & the Valnerina attractions

Piazza in Norcia & the Valnerina

Piazza San Benedetto

On the centrepiece Piazza San Benedetto, a statue of Norcia's famous son, St Benedict, with hand outstretched in blessing, stands proud. The saint and his twin sister, St Scholastica, were born here to a well-to-do …
Church in Norcia & the Valnerina

Basilica di San Benedetto

St Benedict and St Scholastica were apparently born in the Roman crypt of this 13th-century church. The church's pale, delicate facade – all that survived the devastating 2016 earthquake – once gave way to a calm, c…